CHRYSTON, a quoad sacra parish in Lanarkshire, divided from Cadder by authority of the Assembly, in 1834. It is 4½ miles in length by 3¼ in breadth, and contains about 11 square miles. Population, in 1836, 1,782, chiefly located in the villages of Chryston, Mollingburn, Moodiesburn, and Auchinloch. Church built in 1780; sittings 564. Stipend £70, with a manse and garden valued at £10. The minister of Cadder used to officiate every third Sunday here; but in 1780 the Chryston end of the parish was made a distinct chapelry. See CADDER.
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